[FFmpeg-devel] 2.9/3.0, 2.8.5, ...

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 2 12:42:24 CET 2016

On 01.01.2016 15:19, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> Its a while since 2.8 so unless there are objections i will make a
> 2.9 or if people prefer a 3.0 within the next month or so

I think using 3.0 would better due to the backwards incompatible
API changes.

We should do this always to give the major version a defined meaning.
That way we would use semantic versioning[1].

> Also ill likely make another round of point releases from the
> 2.8/2.7/2.6/2.5 branches soon, that is if someone wants to backport
> something or fix and backport ...

I have a couple of fixes in preparation.

Happy new year,

1: http://semver.org

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